2019 Writers Conference

For more information, or to purchase tickets for all three Writers Conference events, click here.

You can get the speakers schedule by downloading the registration form.  Click here.   You may also pay by check or money order using this form. 


The 13th Annual Writers Conference begins with a “Poetry-Under-the-Stars” wine-and-cheese party at the Rothschild-Pound House Inn, 201 7th Street on Friday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. 

For more information, or to purchase a ticket for “Poetry-Under-the-Stars.” click here.


The conference itself meets Saturday, 21 September at the Columbus Marriott, 800 Front Avenue in the Historic District.

Registration begins at 8:30 am.

Ticket price includes a buffet by locally esteemed, Marriott chefs. The menu includes the following your choice of:

Tossed Green Salad with House Dressing
Roasted Pork Loin with Marsala Wine Sauce and Mushrooms
Grilled Chicken Piccata with Capers and Fresh Basil
Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Sautéed Green Beans Fresh Rolls

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Combine the premier showing of one-act plays with a fantastic meal from famed chefs at the Loft and you have the perfect evening!

The one-act plays from local playwrights:
Friends by Ellouise Connolly
The Machines by Lara Lane
To Daddy with … by Jonnie C. Jonsyn, Jr.

The dinner buffet includes:

Tossed Green Salad with House Dressing / Grilled Chicken Piccata with Capers and Fresh Basil / Sauteed Green Bean / Lasagna / 2 Pastas (Fettuccine & Penne) / 2 Sauces (Tomato Sauce & Alfredo Sauce / Fresh Rolls / Beverage / Deserts

*Ticket price includes performance, meal, taxes, and gratuities.

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